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Savannah Balks at New Stadium Site

Sand Gnats LogoThe Savannah (GA) City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to reject building a new baseball stadium at Savannah River Landing for the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League).  The council will consider the Canal District for a future building site.  The mayor expressed interest in renovating Grayson Stadium instead.  One aldermen thinks the city should explore bringing in Continue reading

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BlueClaws to Celebrate 15th Season, Release Anniversary Logo

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws will celebrate their 15th season of family fun at the Jersey Shore in style this summer, with a series of promotions, giveaways, and fan memories highlighting the early-docket that was released Wednesday. Continue reading

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Inaugural Craft Beer Festival at Joker Marchant Stadium

Lakeland Flying Tigers LogoThe Single-A Lakeland Flying Tigers (Florida State League) will be hosting the inaugural Toast of the Tiger Town Craft Beer Festival at Joker Marchant Stadium on Saturday, November 8, from 6-9 p.m.  In addition to enjoying beer tasting, food and entertainment, festival goers will receive a free souvenir 12oz pilsner tasting glass.  Read more hereView flyer here.

Lakeland Tigers Craft Beer Festival

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19-Year Front Office Veteran Says Goodbye to AquaSox

Everett AquaSox LogoBrian Sloan, who has been an integral part of Single-A Everett AquaSox (Northwest League) front office for 19 years, has stepped down from his position as vice president of corporate partnerships to become the director or business development for Alexander Global Promotions in Bellevue (WA).  Read more here.

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Update: Hillsboro Ballpark Financials

Hillsborough Hops LogoRon Tonkin Field, home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League), made more money for the city in 2014 than it did last year, but Hillsboro still has a long way to go if it wants to break even on the debt service it pays for the $15.5 million stadium.  Read more and view interactive chart here.

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Forget the Ballpark Study, Savannah City Staff Have a Different Site in Mind

Sand Gnats LogoCity of Savannah (GA) staff members are recommending that the proposed new stadium for the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League) be considered as a part of the planned Canal District.  The recommendation rejects the Savannah River Landing site picked in a recent $55,000 ballpark study.  The city council will address the issue on Thursday.  Read more here.

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Lugnuts Ballpark Upgrades Over Budget

Lansing Lugnuts LogoRenovations to Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League), will cost up to $3 million more than budgeted.  According to the Lansing (MI) mayor’s office, new locker rooms, scoreboards, concessions areas and other upgrades will have to rely on more private funding and more bonding dollars.  Read more here.

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